Dec 15, 2011
Carbon trading involves the buying and selling of an artificial commodity, the right to emit greenhouse gases. It comes in two forms: "cap and trade" and "offsetting". This video, produced by Friends of the Earth Indonesia, looks at the impact carbon trading is having on Indonesia - a country whose forests are on the receiving end of carbon finance.
Oct 11, 2011
A 'girl band' from Friends of the Earth Scotland dressed as 'oily bankers' to protest about the Royal Bank of Scotland's highly destructive oil and gas investments, including mining tar sands in Canada.
May 20, 2011
Friends of the Earth Netherlands present a spoof erratum to Shell's annual report at the company's AGM in the Hague.
Mar 30, 2011
Detective Pig investigates soy production in South America and finds out the truth behind a new label for 'responsible' soy. This label will be launched on the European market this spring by the Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS), a voluntary certification scheme supported by agribusiness including Monsanto and Unilever, and a few NGOs including WWF.
Take action and call on retailers and other soy users to not mislead consumers by this 'responsible' label, but rather move to real solutions which would lead to a shift away from soy imports and factory farming.